CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

 

KEY INFORMATION
Duration: 35 weeks including holidays and 120 hours of work placement
AQF Level: 3
Course Delivery: Face-to-Face and Blended Mode

 

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Course Entry Requirements:
International Students

18 years of age or older
Completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
Must meet Student Visa Requirements
Proficient in English International Students require either an
  IELTS level of 5.5 or
  TOEFL 527 (paper based) or
  Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) 42.

Be able to read and comprehend course requirements
Have an intermediate understanding of computers and the internet to assist with
conducting research and complete assessments

Domestic Students

18 years of age or older
Satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent
Be able to read and comprehend course requirements

Have an intermediate understanding of computers and the internet to assist with
conducting research and complete assessments

Course Duration

35 weeks including holidays and 120 hours of work placement

Work Placement

All students undertaking this qualification are required to undertake work placement as part of this qualification. Work placement provides the student the opportunity to put into practice the skills learning in the classroom. Prior to undertaking work placement all student must undertake a Working with Children’s Check and must have this in place at the commencement of work placement. Students may also be required to undertake a National Police check depending upon the organisation’s individual requirements where they are undertaking the work placement. Additional information on work placement and work placement requirements are outlined at student orientation.

Course Structure

This qualification consists of 18 units of competency that is made up of 15 core units and 3 elective units

Core Units

CHCDIV002  Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCECE001  Develop cultural competence

CHCECE002  Ensure the health and safety of children

CHCECE003  Provide care for children

CHCECE004  Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

CHCECE005  Provide care for babies and toddlers

CHCECE007  Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

CHCECE009  Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

CHCECE010  Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

CHCECE011  Provide experiences to support children s play and learning

CHCECE013  Use information about children to inform practice

CHCLEG001  Work legally and ethically

CHCPRT001  Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

HLTAID004  Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTWHS001  Participate in workplace health and safety

Electives Units

CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people

CHCECE006  Support behaviour of children and young people

CHCPRP003  Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Pathways for Further Education
This qualification provides a pathway for students to continue their studies and enhance their skills through CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Career opportunities

Possible career opportunities relevant to this qualification include:
Early Childhood Assistant
Outside School Hours Care Assistant
Playgroup Supervisor
Recreation Assistant
Family Day Care Educator
Nanny

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

English requirements:

must have an IELTS of 5.5/6 overall nothing less than 5.5 0r relevant English test score equal to above

Must be 18 years or older

Completed year 11/12

 

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